Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence – Ethics Project Now Funded – Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

How maythe moral integrity and agency of military personnel be preserved and enhanced when artificial intelligence is implemented in practices of war?

Congratulations to Greg Reichberg on funding from the SAMKUL project of the Research Council of Norway for a four-yearproject with th title: Warring with Machines:Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence and the Relevance of Virtue Ethics. The PRIO team also consists of Henrik Syse and Mareile Kaufmann, and in addition a full time PhD position.

Artificial intelligence plays an ever-expanding role in the context of war. This project aims to determine how the moral integrity and agency of military personnel may be preserved and enhanced when artificial intelligence is implemented in practices of war.

The project will pursue this goal from the perspective of virtue ethics, philosophy of action and mind, and applied military ethics, in close dialogue with institutional stakeholders as well as technologists and representatives from cognitive neuroscience. Its three main research questions are as follows:

The project is built up around a unique institutional collaboration between leading national and international research institutions within the fields of military ethics, the philosophy of mind, and artificial intelligence research, as well as key military training institutions and technology manufacturers.

In addition to the PRIO team, the project will have the following externalmembers:

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Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence - Ethics Project Now Funded - Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

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